ICAR All India Entrance Examination for Admission to Under Graduate Programs (ICAR AIEEA (UG))
Exam Date: Exam State: All India Last Date: 19/08/2022

Exam Details

All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA)-UG shall be conducted for admission to Bachelor Degree programs in Agriculture and allied sciences at Agricultural Universities. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has assigned the responsibility of conducting All India Entrance Examinations for admission to UG, PG & Ph.D Courses in AUs, and award of scholarships and fellowships to the NTA from 2019 onwards. 

National Testing Agency (NTA) is established The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI).It is self-sustained premier testing organization under Society Registration Act, 1860 for conducting efficient, transparent and internationalstandards tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admissions to premier highereducation institutions.

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is the apex body for coordinating, guiding, and managingresearch and education in agriculture in the entire country under the aegis of DARE, Ministry of Agricultureand Farmers Welfare. 

All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA)-UG shall be conducted for admission to Bachelor Degree programs in Agriculture and allied sciences at Agricultural Universities.

The ICAR-AU system of India has 74 Agricultural Universites comprising 63 State Agricultural,Veterinary, Horticultural and Fisheries Universities (SAUs), 4 ICAR-DUs, viz. IARI, IVRI, NDRI and CIFE,3 Central Agricultural Universities (CAU, Imphal, Dr. RPCAU, Pusa and RLB CAU, Jhansi), 4 CentralUniversities (CUs) having Faculty of Agriculture (BHU, AMU, Viswa Bharati and Nagaland University).The National Agricultural Research, Education and Extension System (NAREES) of India is one of thelargest in the world, admitting more than 27000 graduates, 14000 post-graduates and 4700 Ph.Ds annually, in different disciplines of Agriculture and Allied Sciences.

The ICAR’s AIEEA (UG) 2022  examination for the academic session 2022-23 will be conducted at 178 cities.

There is no provision of direct nomination for admission through ICAR in any Bachelor Degree program without qualifying in ICAR AIEEA (UG).

Important Instructions for Candidates

Candidates MUST bring the following documents on the day of examination at the test centre.

Candidates who will not bring these will not be allowed to appear in the examination. 

I. Print copy of Admit Card downloaded from NTA website.

II. One passport size photograph (same as uploaded on the Online Application Form) for pasting on the specific space in the attendance sheet at the Centre during the Examination.

III. Any one of the authorized Govt photo IDs (original, valid and non-expired), viz. PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/ Aadhaar Enrolment No/ Ration Card.

IV. PwD certificate issued by the Competent Authority, if claiming the relaxation under PwD category.

Scheme of Examination

Mode of Exam: LAN Based CBT

Duration: 2:30 Hours

Number of Question: 150 (50 each subject)

Type of Question: Multiple Chocice with 4 options


  • 4 marks for each correct response
  • -1 mark for each incorrect response (negative scoring)
  • 0 for non-attempt

Medium of Paper:  English and Hindi


1. Each candidate has to attempt/opt/choose only three subjects (PCB/PCM/PCA/ABC) in the examination as per choice in the Application Form.

2. The candidates must attempt subjects as per their choice in the Application, so they must exercise choice carefully.

3. In case of any discrepancy between English & Hindi Version of a question, English Version would be considered as valid.

Degree Programs for Admission in ICAR AIEEA (UG) 2022

Subject code

Degree Program for Admission


B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture


B.Sc. (Hons) Horticulture




B.Sc. (Hons) Forestry


B.Sc. (Hons) Community Science


Food Nutrition and Dietetics


B.Sc. (Hons) Sericulture


B.Tech. Agriculture Engineering


B.Tech. Dairy Technology


B.Tech. Food Technology


B.Tech. Bio Technology


Mode of Examination: LAN Based CBT (Computer Based Test)

Date of Examination: Will be announced on NTAwebsite later

Duration of Examination: 150 minutes

Timing of Examination: As to be indicated on Admit Card

Centre, Date and Shift of Examination: As to be indicated on Admit Card.


Candidate should have passed 10+2 Senior Secondary Examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education or equivalent.

The medium of instruction in the admitting University will be English.

The Candidate should have obtained minimum 50% marks in aggregate for General, OBC (NCL), UPS, EWS categories and minimum 40% marks inaggregate for SC, ST, Transgender, PwD categories. 

Indian Nationals of at least 16 years of age as on 31.08.2022 are eligible to apply for the examination.

No relaxation will be given regarding the minimum age limit. 


Application fee

General/Unreserved Rs. 800/- 

Other Backward Classes (OBC)- (NCL) & UPS/ EWS Rs. 770/-

SC/ ST/ PwBD/ Transgender Rs. 400/-

Service charges of the concerned Bank / Payment Gateway Integrator are to be paid by the candidate extra, as applicable.

Mode of Fee Payment 

Online Mode

  • Debit/ Credit card, Net Banking and Unified Payment Interface (UPI) in SBI Bank or ICICI Bank or HDFC Bank or Syndicate Bank.
  • Cash Deposit through e-challan at SBI/Syndicate Bank Branches only.

Admission process

Candidates must keep following information ready before filling online Application Form

  • Govt Identity Details like Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits)/Election Card (EPIC No.)/Passport number/Ration Card Number/ Bank Account Number/PAN Number/ Other valid Govt Ids.
  • Address for communication, Mobile Number, email id, etc.
  • Scanned images of latest Photograph (size of 10 kb to 200 kb) in JPG/ JPEG format only
  • Scanned image of Signature (size of 4 kb to 30 kb) in JPG/ JPEG format only
  • Bank Account details for payment of Fee, for uploading as part of submission of online application.

How to Apply

1. Candidates can apply for ICAR- AIEEA (UG) 2022 “Online” on the website www.ntaicar.nic.in.

2. Online Application Form may be submitted by accessing NTA website www.ntaicar.nic.in. The Application Form other than online mode will not be accepted, in any case.

3. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate.

4. Candidates must ensure that e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in the Online Application Form are valid as all information/ communication will be sent by NTA through e-mail on e-mail address or SMS on given Mobile Number only.

Instructions for filling Online Application Form

Step-1: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application No.

Step-2: Upload scanned images of Candidate’s Photograph (between 10kb - 200kb) and Candidate’s Signature (between 4kb - 30kb) in JPG/JPEG format.

Step-3: Make payment of fee using SBI/Syndicate/ICICI/HDFC Payment Gateway(s) and keep proof of fee paid.

Step-4: Print at least three copies of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee.

Admit Card

Admit Card for AIEEA (UG)-2022

The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website as specified in Schedule of AIEEA (UG)-2022 and appear for the Examination at the given Centre strictly as per the Date and Shift (Timing) indicated on the Admit Card.

No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination center, on Date and Timings other than that allotted to them in their admit card.

The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Admit Card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.

In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/her photograph and signatures shown in the Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate may immediately approach the Help Line between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm.

In such cases, candidates would appear in the examination with the already downloaded Admit Card.

However, NTA will take necessary action to make correction in the record later.

Note: Candidate may please note that Admit Cards will not be sent by post.

Test Centres

Andaman and Nicobar: Portblair

Andhra Pradesh: Tirupathi

Andhra Pradesh: Vijaywada,Vishakhapatnam, Itanagar/ Naharlugun

Assam: Guwahati, Jorhar,Silchar (Assam)

Bihar: Arrah,Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna

Chandigarh: Mohali

Chattisgarh: Bilaspur, Raipur

Delhi: New Delhi/Delhi

Goa: Panaji/Madgaon

Gujrat: Anand, Meshsana, Rajkot, Surat

Haryana: Hissar

Himachal Pradesh: Kangra/ Palampur, Solan

Jammu and Kashmir: Jammu, Srinagar

Jharkhand: Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Karnataka: Bengaluru, Dharawad/ Hubbal, Gulbarga, Shivamoga

Kerala: Alappuzha/Chengannur, Idukki, Kannur, Kozhikode, Palakkad, Thiruvanthapuram, Thrissur,

Ladakh: Leh

Madhyapradesh: Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore,Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna

Maharashtra: Jalgaon, Kohlapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Manded, Pune

Manipur: Imphal

Meghalaya: Shillong

Mizoram: Aizwal

Nagaland: Kohima

Odisha: Berhampur, Bhubneshwar, Sambalpur

Punjab: Bhatina, Ludhiana, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar,Udaipur

Sikkim: Gangtok

Tamilnadu: Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem 

Telangana:  Hyderabad/ Secundrabad, Ranga  Reddy, Karimnagar,  Warangal

Tripura:  Agarthala

Uttrapradesh: Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Kanapur, Luckhnow, Varanasi, Dehra dun, Haldwani

West Bengal: Asansol, Kolkata, Siliguri 

The examination city eentre, once opted, shall not be changed.

Score Result

The result of the AIEEA (UG)-2022 Examination will be placed on the NTA website www.nta.ac.in, https://icar.nta.ac.in/.

No separate intimation will be made to candidates who fail to qualify in this examination.

No queries in this regard, whatsoever, will be entertained from such candidates.

All announcements related to the conduct of Competitive examination including issue of examination notification, admit card information, examination result would be available at NTA website www.nta.ac.in, https://icar.nta.ac.in.

Important Dates

ICAR AIEEA (UG) 2022 Dates

Date of Exam  ICAR AIEEA (UG) 2022

to be notified

Online submission of application form starts

20 July 2022

Last date of submission of application form

19 August 2022

Last date of fee through credit/debit card/ net banking

19 August 2022

Online correction in application form on website

To be announced later

Downloading of e-Admit Cards from NTA website

To be announced later

Declaration of Result on NTA website

To be announced later


National Testing Agency (NTA)

Registered Office

West Block-1, Wing No: 06

2nd Floor, RK Puram,

New Delhi-11006

Website: https://icar.nta.nic.in